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Grimmette: Carrying flag 'great honor'

Updated: February 11, 2010, 5:54 PM ET
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Five-time Olympian Mark Grimmette has been selected as flag bearer for the 2010 U.S. Olympic team by fellow members of Team USA.

Grimmette, of Muskegon, Mich., and Brian Martin, of Palo Alto, Calif., are the most successful luge duo in U.S. history, winning three World Cup titles, an Olympic bronze medal in 1998 and a silver medal in 2002.

"I'm still shaking." Grimmette said in a statement released by the U.S. Olympic Committee. "I was incredibly surprised when Brian told me, and ...

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